Definition of vesical in English:

vesical

adjective

Medicine Anatomy
  • Relating to or affecting the urinary bladder.

    ‘vesical function’
    ‘the vesical artery’
    • ‘Six patients had biopsies of the vesical / urethral lesions.’
    • ‘It may also give rise to a superior vesical artery.’
    • ‘The opening vesical pressure at pressure/flow study was compared between the three groups.’
    • ‘We also tested the secondary null hypothesis that differences in vesical neck mobility would be independent of parity and continence status.’
    • ‘Note the vesical plexus of veins surrounding the bladder.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from Latin vesica ‘bladder’ + -al.

Pronunciation

vesical

/ˈvɛsəkəl//ˈvesəkəl/